a North American bog shrub, Ledum groenlandicum, of the heath family, having evergreen leaves and rounded clusters of white flowers.
either of two arctic evergreen ericaceous shrubs, Ledum groenlandicum or L. palustre var. decumbens
(in Canada) an infusion brewed from the leaves of either of these plants
[ley-bret] /ˈleɪ brɛt/ noun 1. an ornament worn in a pierced hole in the lip. /ˈleɪbrɛt/ noun 1. a piece of bone, shell, etc; inserted into the lip as an ornament by certain peoples n. ornament inserted into a lip, 1843 (first reference is to Eskimo men), from Latin labrum “lip” (see labrum) + -et, […]
[ley-brid, lab-rid] /ˈleɪ brɪd, ˈlæb rɪd/ noun 1. any of numerous fishes of the family Labridae, including the wrasses, the tautog, and the cunner, and characterized chiefly by well-developed teeth and, often, brilliant colors. adjective 2. belonging or pertaining to the labrids.
labrocyte lab·ro·cyte (lāb’rə-sīt’) n. See mast cell.
/ˈlæbrɔɪd; ˈleɪ-/ noun 1. any percoid fish of the family Labridae (wrasses) adjective 2. of or relating to the Labridae